14th Critics' Choice Awards

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14th Critics' Choice Awards
DateJanuary 8, 2009
Official websitewww.criticschoice.com
Best FilmSlumdog Millionaire

The 14th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 8, 2009, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, honoring the finest achievements of 2008 filmmaking. The nominees were announced on December 9, 2008.

Winners and nominees

Danny Boyle, Best Director winner
Sean Penn, Best Actor winner
Anne Hathaway, Best Actress co-winner
Meryl Streep, Best Actress co-winner
Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor winner
Kate Winslet, Best Supporting Actress winner
Dev Patel, Best Young Performer winner
Best Picture

Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director

Danny BoyleSlumdog Millionaire

Best Actor

Sean PennMilk as Harvey Milk

Best Actress

Anne HathawayRachel Getting Married as Kym Buchman (Tie)
Meryl StreepDoubt as Aloysius Beauvier (Tie)

Best Supporting Actor

Heath LedgerThe Dark Knight as Joker

Best Supporting Actress

Kate WinsletThe Reader as Hanna Schmitz

Best Young Performer

Dev PatelSlumdog Millionaire as Jamal Malik

Best Cast


Best Writer

Slumdog MillionaireSimon Beaufoy

Best Foreign Language Film

Waltz with BashirIsrael

Best Animated Feature


Best Documentary Feature

Man on Wire (Tie)
Stealing America: Vote by Vote (Tie)

Best Action Movie

The Dark Knight

Best Comedy Movie

Tropic Thunder

Best Composer

Slumdog MillionaireA. R. Rahman

Best Song

"The Wrestler" – The Wrestler

Best Picture Made for Television

John Adams

Joel Siegel Award

Richard Gere [1]


Nominations Film
8 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6 The Dark Knight
Slumdog Millionaire
4 Frost/Nixon
The Wrestler
3 Changeling
The Reader
2 Bolt
Nothing but the Truth
Quantum of Solace
Rachel Getting Married
Tropic Thunder
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Waltz with Bashir
Wins Film
5 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Dark Knight


  1. ^ "Richard Gere to Receive Joel Siegel Award Presented by Diane Lane at VH1's 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Ceremony". Viacom. January 6, 2009. Retrieved August 19, 2015.

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